New York Times, Monday, May 16, 2005

Author: Marc J. Gameroff
Editor: Will Shortz
Marc J. Gameroff
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Gameroff. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. "Tubby" musical instrument : TUBA
5. What a soldier goes out on : PATROL
11. Hit on the head : BOP
14. On : ATOP
15. Printed mistakes : ERRATA
16. Suffix with chlor- : IDE
17. Dr. Zhivago's love : LARA
18. April to October, for baseball : SEASON
19. Understood : GOT
20. Inquire about the leaving time? : CHECKONCHECKOUT
23. "___ Rebel" (1962 #1 hit) : HESA
24. Way in : ENTRY
25. Comfortable to stay in : HOMEY
28. "The Republic" writer : PLATO
31. Perfect tennis serve : ACE
32. Actress Brennan : EILEEN
35. Ingenuity : WITS
39. Endure a comedy routine? : STANDFORSTANDUP
42. Sport with mallets : POLO
43. Dinosaur remnant : FOSSIL
44. It's dialed before a long-distance number : ONE
45. Stew seasoning : THYME
47. Earl in Shakespearean England : ESSEX
49. Texas shrine, with "the" : ALAMO
52. The "A" of I.R.A.: Abbr. : ACCT
54. Substitute for a jittery pilot? : TAKEOVERTAKEOFF
61. "It's c-c-cold!" : BRR
62. More diminutive : TINIER
63. Worsted fabric : WOOL
64. In the past : AGO
65. Draw out : ELICIT
66. Book before Nehemiah : EZRA
67. Hankering : YEN
68. Like rooms on TV's "Trading Spaces" : REDONE
69. Shallow's opposite : DEEP
1. Fine powder : TALC
2. One of the Four Corners states : UTAH
3. Make yawn : BORE
4. Military helicopter named for an Indian tribe : APACHE
5. Mexican coins : PESOS
6. Stadium : ARENA
7. ___ II (razor brand) : TRAC
8. Hotheaded : RASH
9. Siouan tribe : OTOE
10. Surgeon's tool : LANCET
11. Intolerant person : BIGOT
12. Scent, in England : ODOUR
13. Small-minded : PETTY
21. Excited, with "up" : KEYED
22. Widely recognized : KNOWN
25. Padlock holder : HASP
26. Eight: Prefix : OCTO
27. Breakfast, lunch or dinner : MEAL
28. Intrinsically : PERSE
29. Minus : LESS
30. Pro's opposite : ANTI
33. Uncertain : IFFY
34. Weaving machine : LOOM
36. Wedding vows : IDOS
37. Melody : TUNE
38. X-ray ___ (kids' goggles) : SPEX
40. "I'm innocent!" : NOTME
41. Smart ___ (wise guy) : ALECK
46. Owl, by nature : HOOTER
48. More than tipsy : STEWED
49. Cornered : ATBAY
50. The "L" of XXL : LARGE
51. Ohio city : AKRON
52. Dined at home : ATEIN
53. À la ___ (way to order) : CARTE
55. Loathsome : VILE
56. Lady of Arthurian romance : ENID
57. Puerto ___ : RICO
58. Stuff that seeps : OOZE
59. Golfer's shout : FORE
60. Noisy to-do : FLAP

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